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Clay Lane Co

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1859 Elwon, Malcolm and Co built iron works at Clay Lane, comprising three blast-furnaces

1863 Three more furnaces were added under the direction of Alfred C. Hill

1866 See 1866 Cleveland Blast Furnaces for detail of furnaces

1868 Dissolution of the Partnership between Thomas Light Elwon and William Malcolm, as Iron Masters, at Eaton Junction, and elsewhere, in the county of York, under the style or firm of the Clay-lane Iron Company.[1]

Subsequently became the property of Thomas Vaughan and Co

1869 Three new furnaces were being installed for making pig iron[2]

By 1893 the Clay Lane Iron works were owned by the Clay Lane Iron Co.

1900 Bolckow, Vaughan and Co acquired the Clay Lane Iron Co in order to lengthen the life of the company[3]

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Sources of Information

  1. The London Gazette 14 July 1868
  2. The Times, Apr 05, 1869
  3. The Times, Mar 09, 1900